Lexington Attorney Thomas Bunch

AttorneyW. Thomas Bunch Sr. (Retired)

My Role @ Bunch & Brock

Attorney Tom Bunch Sr.

Although W. Thomas Bunch began as a general practitioner over fifty years ago, he transformed into a highly-respected business bankruptcy lawyer, dealing with business Chapter 7’s and on-going reorganizations under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

He has been lead counsel in numerous high-profile cases, such as Samaritan Hospital, Foodtown Supermarkets, Dawahare’s, Dixie Belle Dairy, Stardust Yachts, Classic Oil & Gas Co., Jordan-Chiles Advertising, and many coal companies, including Black Diamond and Appalachian Fuels.

professional background

Mr. Bunch grew up in Ashland, Kentucky and graduated from Ashland Senior High School in 1958. He came to Lexington to attend the University of Kentucky earning his Bachelor of Science in Commerce in 1962 and his Bachelor of Laws in 1964. After law school, Mr. Bunch accepted a federal clerkship with the Judge Mac Swinford, U.S. District Court, until he entered private practice.

Mr. Bunch has conducted over fifty seminars for the Kentucky Bar Association, the Louisville Bar Association, the National Business Institute, the University of Kentucky College of Law, and others. He is a co-author of a University of Kentucky publication, “Consumer Bankruptcy Practice in Kentucky – Chapter 13 Practice.” An active member of the Lexington community, Mr. Bunch served as a member of the Lexington Fayette County Board of Adjustment and Zoning Appeals, was president of both the Big Brothers of Lexington and the Lexington Kiwanis Club; and is a twenty-five year veteran of the Lexington Toastmasters Club. He lives in Lexington with his wife, Gail, who is now retired from the family law firm.

representative cases

Wallace Hardware Co. v. Abrams, 223 F.3d 382 (C.A. 6th 2000)
In Re Cannonsburg Environmental Associates, 72 F.3d 1260 (C.A. 6th 1996)
N.L.R.B. v. Edward Cooper Painting, Inc., 804 F.2d 934 (C.A. 6th 1986)